Thursday, May 12, 2005

Jules Marie Auguste Leroux

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The most famous illustrator of GC's "Histoire de Ma Vie" at his best..

Literary impulses of a romantic nature are normally post-fact. A morning-after nostalgic remembrance; a still fresh echo of a loss; or the obsessive reconstruction of a narrative which bears an unsatisfactory end. Brodsky said it before, in cruder terms : "All poetry is post-coital".

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